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Capturing an AgeONE BIOGRAPHY at a Time
(A GREAT AGE *&* a VERY GOOD “READ”).  [Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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How Dare Anyone! Question the Government's Judgment?
A. B.  The treaty of Seville, and the measures that have been taken for the four last years, impartially considered, in a letter to a friend. London: J. Roberts, 1730. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 32 pp.
$175.00
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Combining Instruction with Amusement”Illustrated, Humorous History
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert.  The comic history of England. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., [ca. 1847–48]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. in 1. xviii, 304 pp.; 20 col. plts.
$375.00
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REGICIDE Pilloried — Sort Of?
Anonymous.  Invisible John made visible: or, A grand pimp of tyranny portrayed, in Barkstead’s arraignment at the barre, vvhere he stands impeached of high treason, and other gross misdemeanours, as the late tyrant’s bum-bayliff in his most arbitrary, oppressive and tyrannical invasions of the rights and liberties of Engli sh-men, within the late cantonized county of Middlesex, the City of London Tower, &c. Whereunto are added, five queries, to the Parliament, Council of State, and Army.... London: no publisher/printer, 1659. Small 4to. [1] ff., 6 pp.
$850.00
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For a Broader Church . . .
Arnold, Thomas.  Principles of Church reform. London: Pr. [by R. Clay] for B. Fellowes, 1833. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875"). v, [1 (blank)], 88 pp.
$225.00
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Translated Asgill”Strikes Back
[Asgill, John]. Mr. Asgill’s defence upon his expulsion from the House of Commons of Great Britain in 1707. With an introduction, and a postscript. London: A. Baldwin, 1712. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 87, [1] pp.
$200.00
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Color Illustrations by Eulalie — Yes, Some Include the CAT
Banks, Eulalie, illus.  Dick Whittington. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1934. 4to (20 cm, 7.9"). [12] pp.; col. illus.
$22.50
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Adventures of EuphormioFirst English-Language Appearance
Barclay, John.  Euphormio's Satyricon. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1954. Folio (28.6 cm, 11.25"). [2], 158 pp.; 8 plts.
$250.00
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“The Uninterrupted Harmony” of theNew Testament
    [There wasn't much Harmony in the Compiler's Political Life!]
Bible.   N.T. English & Greek. 1825.  Scientia biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the original tongue, with the English Vulgate, and a copious and original collection of parallel passages, printed in words at length. London: W. Booth, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). 3 vols. I: xvii, [3], 592 pp.; 1 plt. II: [4], 669, [3 (2 adv.)] pp. III: [4], 546, [2], [547]–551, [1] pp.
$975.00
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Some may like, for BIBLES & TESTAMENTS, to  click here!  considering that
it's hard to think of any English-language Bible translation that isn't in some sense “political,”
not even to mention those distributed in any language by, say,
the British & Foreign Bible Society or S.P.C.K. . . .
     

British Politics:  Arguing overthe Most Publick Facts,
& the Plainest Appearances
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount.  The craftsman extraordinary; containing an answer to the Defence of the enquiry into the reasons of the conduct of Great-Britain. In a letter to the Craftsman. London: Richard Francklin, 1729. 8vo in 4s (20.3 cm, 8"). [4], 66, [2] pp.
$250.00
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Nonconformist Debate
British Anti-State-Church Association.  Proceedings of the first Anti-State-Church Conference, held in London, April 30, May 1 & 2, MDCCCXLIV. London: Pr. for the British Anti-State-Church Assocation, 1844. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). xi, [1], 142 pp.
$150.00
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Political  Jurisprudential / Theatrical SATIRE
[Broome, Ralph].  Letters from Simpkin the second to his dear brother in Wales, containing an humble description of the trial of William Hastings, Esq. with Simon's answer. Dublin: P. Byrne & J. Moore,1788. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 46 pp. (lacking half-title).
$325.00

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Plunder, Disruption, & Mischiefin PICTURES
Brumby, J.W.  Home rule and the 3 bills. [London]: Jordinson & Co., [1886]. Oblong 8vo. [16] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Corruption Trial & Ultimate Vindication
Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of.  Letters of Albanicus to the people of England, on the partiality and injustice of the charges brought against Warren Hastings, Esq., late Governor General of Bengal. London: Pr. for J. Debrett,, 1786. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.5"). [1] f., vii, [1 (blank)], 97, [1 (blank)] pp.
$950.00

LEC: Burke on the American ControversyWard Engravings
Burke, Edmund.  On conciliation with the colonies and other papers on the American Revolution. Lunenberg, VT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). xxix, [1], 267, [3] pp.
$125.00
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One Newly Titled One New AccountEntirely
Chamberlayne, John.  Magnæ Britanniæ notitia: Or, the present state of Great Britain, with divers remarks upon the antient state thereof...the two and twentieth edition of the south part call'd England, and first of the north part call'd Scotland; with improvements.... In two parts. London: Pr. for Timothy Goodwin, Matthew Wotton, Benjamin Tooke, Daniel Midwinter, and George Wells, 1708. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., [10], x, [10], 756, [27 (index)], [1 (blank)] pp.
$400.00
The frontispiece portrait, engraved by R. White, depicts Queen Anne.

It Is a Sad Thing to ConsiderWhat a World of Heresies are Crept into this Nation”
Charles II, King of England, 1630–85 (supposed author).   [drop-title] Copies of two papers written by the late King Charles II. Of blessed memory. [London: 1686?]. Folio (31 cm; 12"). 4 pp.
$300.00
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Intrigue with England
Chauvelin, Bernard-François, & Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville.   Exposé historique des motifs qui ont amené la rupture entre la République Française & S.M. Britannique. [Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1793]. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 95, [1] pp.
$225.00
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He GaveHimself the Last Word
Churchill, Charles.   The conference. London: G. Kearsly, 1763. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2], 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title).
$200.00

The “Citizen” Would BeBlogging/Tweeting, Today . . .
Citizen of London.  A familiar instructive dialogue, which happened last week at a tavern near the Royal Exchange, between an eminent merchant of Dunkirk ... and an English member of parliament. London: [Sold in May's buildings], 1748. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [2] ff., 55, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Clarendon's RebellionThree Folio Vols. from Oxford “at the Theater”
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of.  The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed therunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the year 1660. Oxford: Pr. at the Theater (by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune), 1702–04. Folio (39.7 cm, 15.75). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [14], 581, [1] pp. III: Frontis., [22], 603, [23] pp. (half-titles lacking).
$2000.00
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For SETS,  click here.

TheUncensored, “Restored” TextGilt Spine Extra
Clarendon, Edward Hyde,  earl of. The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England ... a new edition, from the original manuscript, with copious indexes. Oxford: University Press, 1843. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4], 1364 pp.
$750.00
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Leveller-Inspired Pamphlet: Get Rid of the Greedy Cheaters
Cole, William.  A rod for the lawyers: Who are hereby declared to be the grand robbers & deceivers of the nation; greedily devouring yearely many millions of the peoples money. London: Giles Calvert, 1659. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [4], 16 pp.
$1250.00
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The Muse of Poetry Holds Unbounded Power” over
Time & Fame
Congreve, William.  The birth of the muse. London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp.
$625.00
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I am anxious you should do a writing portrait . . . ”
Cook, Eliza.  A.L.s. (“Eliza”) to “My dear Sec.” London: 6 June 1860. 12mo (7.25" x. 4.5"). 1 p.
$275.00
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
Crawford, James.  A.L.S. to John Brown (“Care of Governor Hancock, Boston”). Philadelphia: 16 April 1782. Small 4to (9" x 7.5'). 1 p., with integral address leaf.
$3500.00
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I Will Not Weary the Reader's Patience with a Large Preface”
[Crouch, Nathaniel?, or John Phillips?].  The secret history of K. James I. and K. Charles I. Compleating the reigns of the four last monarchs. By the author of The secret history of K. Charles II. and K. James II. [London?: publisher not identified], 1690. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [12], 167, [1] pp.
$450.00
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